The Fortune Men is the third novel by Nadifa Mohamed. It’s the fictional account of a historic miscarriage of junction that took place in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales in 1952. It was set against the backdrop of the passing of George VI and the coronation of Elizabeth II. It tells the story of Mahmoud Mattan, […]
As a child Florence Ọlájídé was privately fostered by a white British family, like many other Nigerian children during this time as her parents studied. Reunited with her biological parents in Nigeria, we see her having to adapt to a life she is completely removed from. Coconut: A Black Girl Fostered by a White Family […]
The original blurb for “The Other Black Girl”, the debut novel by Zakiya Dalila Harris described it as Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada, and this is one of the reasons that piqued my interest. The yellow cover with two broken teeth on an Afro pick was the other reason I thought this book […]
The Future Of You: Can Your Identity Survive 21st Century Technology the latest book by professional futurist Tracey Follows explores how our personal freedoms have changed as a result of our use of digital technology, and will continue to do so.
Gone Missing in Harlem by Karla F. C. Holloway is her highly anticipated second novel, from her In Harlem series. This book is set against the backdrop of the real and infamous Charles Lindbergh kidnapping and murder case of the 1930s. In Gone Missing in Harlem, the child in question is a baby girl called […]